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Prison Scandal Aftermath: New Plans To Combat Gangs, Root Out Corruption

A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.

06/06/2013

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Md. Lawmakers, Jail Officials Talk Problems

The Baltimore City Detention Center, built in the Civil War era, needs to be demolished and replaced, a lawmaker who toured the jail with a small group of Republican legislators said Friday.

05/10/2013

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Gov. O’Malley: ‘Zero Tolerance’ For Prison Sex Scandal

Governor Martin O’Malley said he knew for months about the federal investigation into a gang’s criminal empire at the Baltimore City Detention Center and praised federal prosecutors. But now, correctional officers are slamming the state for a lack of staffing at the facility.

04/30/2013

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Scandal Behind Bars: Accused Prison Gang Leader & Guard He Impregnated Plead Not Guilty

Twenty-five people, including 13 correctional officers have been charged in a federal sting. Two of those suspects—an inmate and a correctional officer whom he impregnated—had initial court appearances Monday afternoon.

04/29/2013

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Jessup Guards Win Md. ‘Honor Guard’ Honors

A team of officers from the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup has won an annual honor guard competition.

04/11/2012

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Inmate Charged With Killing Jessup Corrections Officer Found Guilty Of Murder

Guilty. That’s the verdict in the trial of the man accused of killing a corrections officer inside a Maryland prison. He could get the death penalty.

02/09/2012